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Official BBQ & Burgers

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6295 Lyters Ln, Harrisburg, PA 17111-4622
+1 717-564-2152
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11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Sun 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Wed - Thu 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 23, 2016 via mobile

This restaurant is off the beaten path but worth the trip. We order take out , but there is an area to eat in and picnic tables outside. Pork is smoked overnight before adding homemade sauce. Beef Brisket melts in your mouth. We have only had fries and Cole slaw for sides but there are other choices.

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Thank annemargaret1
Middletown, Pennsylvania
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16 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 19, 2016 via mobile

I love bacon cheese fries and you will not find them better then here. The food is always amazing and the staff is great as well!!! Thank you for always making a my lunch.

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Thank Christine D
Hershey, Pennsylvania
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66 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 6, 2016

True Carolina Style BBQ is hard to find in Pennsylvania. Official BBQ and Burgers has nailed it. Great vinegar sauce for the pork bbq. Beef Brisket is really good. Wings and ribs are okay. Side dishes are okay. The grilled cornbread is really good. Service is fast, and restaurant is clean. Location isn't the greatest, but the drive is worth... More 

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Thank HSY1
McAlisterville, PA
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66 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 12, 2016

Stopped here on a Saturday evening with my son and family. He kept telling me about this place. What a gem! Had the wings, great smoke flavor and delicious sauce. The cheddar mashed potatoes were excellent. The fries are the best around. Made fresh and excellent flavor. They were very busy with a group of about 50 so the service... More 

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Thank Greg S
Moseley, Virginia
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29 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 11, 2016 via mobile

Stopped here for a late lunch on way to hotel. My husband and daughter shared a rack of ribs. They thought the ribs were good. I had smoked chicken wings and my son had a cheeseburger. They both were OK. The cheddar mashed potatoes were too salty.

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Union, New Jersey
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605 reviews
323 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 239 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 2, 2016

I visited this small restaurant with a friend. He ordered a full rack of ribs with coleslaw and cheddar mashed potatoes and I had their large BBQ pork sandwich. Excellent BBQ but really too much since the servings are enormous. A half rack and a regular size sandwich would have been plenty. Seats about 30 to 35 people and you... More 

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Thank ilivennj
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25 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 27, 2016 via mobile

We were so excited when we realized that this place was so close to our hotel! This place is a gem, and if you like GREAT BBQ this is the place!!! We visited last year and couldn't wait to go back! As usual my favorite are the fries and the wings!!! The ribs are delicious! Sides are all homemade!Pulled pork... More 

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Jonestown, Pennsylvania
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26 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 25, 2016 via mobile

I was told of this place via a friend who raved about it. I was not disappointed. Not a very large place which makes it more personal. First thing I noticed was its cleanliness. The decor was pleasing too. Service was very friendly. There was four of us in our party. Two ordered pulled pork and fries (girls) and two... More 

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Hershey, Pennsylvania
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304 reviews
229 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 25, 2016 via mobile

Off the beaten path. Definitely worth finding. We both ordered pulled pork sandwiches and a side of fries. Some of the best fries ever. Pork was moist and really did not need sauce, however the sauce was very good. Service and as fast.

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Thank guvhuney
Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, Usa
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25 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 15, 2016

This restaurant is a hidden gemstone. It may not have a flashy outside or a glamourous inside, but the food speaks for itself. I've just had the best pulled pork sandwich North of the Mason-Dixon Line. I went out on the internet to find the best BBQ Ribs in Harrisburg and thankfully found reviews for this restaurant. I went to... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$10 - $25
Cuisine
American, Barbecue
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6295 Lyters Ln, Harrisburg, PA 17111-4622
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Harrisburg
  • Phone Number: +1 717-564-2152
Description
We serve central PA's best BBQ specializing in Carolina style pulled pork, the juiciest sliced beef brisket and scratch-made sides.

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